ATLANTA, GA – T5 Data Centers, innovators in providing state-of-the-art, customizable and highly reliable computing support environments for any enterprise, has named two executives to key positions to help oversee customer success as part of the company’s growth. Mike Casey will assume a new role as Chief Operating Officer, and Frank Lyles has been named Chief Business Officer.
In his new role as Chief Operating Officer,Mike will be responsible for managing data center operations across all T5 properties in California, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Oregon, and Texas. He will be responsible for maintaining 100 percent uptime at all T5 data centers, as well as managing day-to-day maintenance and management. His job includes creating customized operational approaches to meet customers’ specific data processing needs.
Mike has 16 years’ experience managing customizable, mission-critical facilities, including a background in engineering, real estate, and project management. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Florida State University and an MBA from Georgia State University.
As Chief Business Officer, Frank will be responsible for mergers and acquisitions, site selection, property acquisition, and compliance. Additionally, Frank also oversees corporate operations including legal, accounting, and human resources. Additionally, he is responsible for telecommunications and power company contracts to make sure that support services meet the specific needs of customers and service level agreements.
Frank has 22 years of commercial real estate experience, including structuring complex transactions. Frank, a founder of T5, has served for the most recent six years in the roles of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Management from Clemson University and an MBA from Georgia State University.
“As T5 continues to expand, we want to make sure we have the best team possible running day-to-day operations,” said Pete Marin, CEO of T5 Data Centers. “With Frank leading the way managing vendor relations and the back office, and Mike managing operations across all our campuses, I know that our customers will get the capabilities and service they have come to expect from T5.”
About T5 Data Centers
T5 Data Centers (T5) is a leading national data center owner and operator, committed to delivering customizable, scalable data centers that provide an “always on” computing environment to power mission critical business applications. T5 Data Centers provides enterprise and wholesale colocation data center services to organizations across North America using proven, best-in-class technology and techniques to design and develop facilities that deliver the lowest possible total cost of operations for its clients. T5 currently has business-critical data center facilities in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Charlotte with new projects announced in Portland and Colorado. All of T5’s data center projects are purpose-built facilities featuring robust design, redundant and reliable power and telecommunications and have 24-hour staff to support mission-critical computing applications.